Monograffi Fine Art Galleries
~  The Uncanny ~

       The uncanny was often used to create Magic Realism. It could be manifested in either of two ways. The first was the introduction of unexpected juxtapositions. The second was the revelation of something unpleasant.





Renaissance (1929)
by Carl Grossberg


Maschinensaal (1925)
by Carl Grossberg


Traumbild Rotor (1927 )
by Carl Grossberg







Danger on the Stairs (1928)
by Pierre Roy


 Lelia Caetani (1935) by Balthus


Interior with Lion I (detail, 1929)
by Pyke Koch







Breakup (1994)
by Andrew Wyeth

 The Lady and the Shoeshine Boy (1968) by John Wilde

Dr. Haustein (1928)
by Christian Schad






La Fenetre (1933)
by Balthus

 Highway (1953)
by George Tooker

Cornice (1949)
by George Tooker






Toilette (1962)
by George Tooker

 Mirror III (c1970-71)
by George Tooker

The Watchers (1971)
by George Tooker






Magia - Magic (1928 )
by Carlo Sbisą

 Self Portrait (1936)
by Cesare Sofianopulo

Il palombaro the diver (1931)
by Carlo Sbisą



Horse and Train (1954) by Alex Colville


Vision - Steam Boiler with Bat (1928) by Carl Grossberg




Lamas on Terrace (1954) by Carel Willink

Sleeping Zebra (1959) by Carel Willink



Expectation (1935-36) by Richard Oelze

Terrace with Hercules (1940) by Carel Willink



A Fair between Amusement and Death (1940)
by Maryan Zurek

Approaching Storm (1938)
by Robert P. Archer



Business (1959-61) by Jared French

State Park (1946) by Jared French



Die Polizei (1929) by Richard Zeigler

Still Life with Kumquats (1960) by John Wilde






 The Bride (1950)
by Henry Koerner

 The Arcade (1950) by Henry Koerner

Portrait of D (1988)
by John Wilde



The Marabous (1962) by Carel Willink




Government Bureau (1956) by George Tooker




Painter's Folly (1989) by Andrew Wyeth



Resting Somnambulist IV (1930) by Pyke Koch




Sol de domingo (1941) by Antonio Berni







The Subway (1950)




Shadows (1965) by Paul Delvaux







Crew (1941) by Jared French